Chopped Greek Salad with Chicken

Chopped Greek Salad with Chicken

45 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2009

Chicken turns this Greek-inspired salad into a substantial main course. Feel free to substitute other chopped fresh vegetables, such as broccoli or bell peppers, for the tomatoes or cucumber. Use leftover chicken, store-roasted chicken or quickly poach a couple boneless, skinless chicken breasts while you prepare the rest of the salad. Serve with pita bread and hummus.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • ⅓ cup red-wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill, or oregano or 1 teaspoon dried
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 6 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 2½ cups chopped cooked chicken, (about 12 ounces; see Tip)
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • ½ cup finely chopped red onion
  • ½ cup sliced ripe black olives
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese


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  1. Whisk vinegar, oil, dill (or oregano), garlic powder, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add lettuce, chicken, tomatoes, cucumber, onion, olives and feta; toss to coat.
  • Tip: If you don't have cooked chicken, poach 1 pound chicken breasts for this recipe. Place boneless, skinless chicken breasts in a medium skillet or saucepan. Add lightly salted water (or chicken broth) to cover and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer gently until the chicken is cooked through and no longer pink in the middle, 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: about 3 cups
  • Per serving: 343 calories; 18 g fat(5 g sat); 3 g fiber; 11 g carbohydrates; 31 g protein; 126 mcg folate; 89 mg cholesterol; 5 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 6,798 IU vitamin A; 14 mg vitamin C; 148 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 581 mg sodium; 659 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (136% daily value), Folate (32% dv), Vitamin C (23% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 3½ lean meat, 2 fat

Reviews 45

March 29, 2019
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By: Debbie Line
Wow, this was so good, just added a little fresh CABBAGE I had left over. Dang we loved it!
October 26, 2018
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By: Margie
Good combo of flavors. Easy too.
July 28, 2017
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By: I love Lemons
Great salad. I will definitely make it again.
April 27, 2017
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By: Ced1106
Okay. Contains good foods, so will eat again. Difficult to halve the recipe, since I couldn't find feta cheese in small quantities. Find another recipe later in the week to use up the rest of the cheese. (fwiw, The Eating Well menu plans are designed to use up extra ingredients.)
February 23, 2017
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By: Ronnie Shoffstall
This was a wonderful salad. I used goat cheese instead of feta -- it gave it a nice creaminess. Lots of good nutrition, took a long time to chew. Very satisfying and sustaining.
July 21, 2016
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By: EatingWell User
Wow, this is a good salad! It's 6pm. We have post-dinner guests coming at 6:30pm. I remember I have this salad recipe and quickly throw it together. At 6:18pm my husband and I sit down to eat. He takes a bite and exclaims, Wow! This is a good salad! And you know, it really was! Definitely making this one again! Pros: quick, easy, flavorful, healthy
November 28, 2015
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By: EatingWell User
Fabulous and Easy! I didn't add the lettuce to all of it right away. That way I can pack lettuce in a separate bag and mix it at work, then the lettuce doesn't get soggy. Pros: Quick and tasty Cons: none
September 22, 2015
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By: EatingWell User
Easy to make, yummy to eat I made this salad last night. It was easy to prepare. I served it with hummus and whole wheat naan bread. It was a big hit at our house. Delicious and very satisfying. I'm looking forward to making this meal again.
February 12, 2015
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By: EatingWell User
This is Going into the Rotation! We are in the midst of another overwhelming Maritime winter -- sick of stews, sick of chili. Needed a bright, healthy and child friendly meal to perk us all up. This is the easiest meal I've put together in a long time. I bought a bbq'd chicken from the supermarket and put this together in no time flat. Followed the recipe to the letter. The flavours were so wonderful. The kids devoured the whole salad and asked for the same recipe tonight. Pros: Quick, Easy, Colourful!
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